Energy Analyst - General Interest

| Boulder, CO, USA
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Welcome to Ascend Analytics!

Our general interest application is designed for individuals eager to join our innovative team, even if a perfect role isn't available at the moment. We believe in fostering talent and recognizing potential beyond conventional job postings. By submitting your application, you're expressing interest in becoming part of our dynamic community and contributing to our mission of revolutionizing analytics. While specific openings may not align with your skills today, your application helps us understand your unique talents and aspirations, paving the way for future opportunities. You may hear back from our team if an opportunity arises that matches your skills and interest.

About Ascend 

Ascend Analytics is an innovative climate technology software and consulting company focused on energy analytics to support an increasingly complex power grid. The company’s products enhance critical power supply decisions for an array of key energy market stakeholders, from short-term operating strategies to long-term investment and resource planning. Ascend recently announced a strategic growth investment from prominent software and climate technology investors Rubicon Technology Partners, a private equity firm which is focused on investing in and growing software companies, Galvanize Climate Solutions, which invests in companies and solutions advancing the energy transition, and Silversmith Capital Partners, a technology-focused growth equity firm. Read more about how the investment will accelerate Ascend’s product innovation here.  To learn more about Ascend, please visit us at www.ascendanalytics.com. 

Our Energy Analyst Roles

Ascend frequently hires to expand our Energy Analyst team for various products. Our Energy Analysts apply and build skills like quantitative modeling, decision analysis, market intelligence and forecasting, and strategic planning for energy analytics. 

Typical Job Responsibilities 

  • Perform quantitative analysis combining technical considerations, economic factors, market rules, and regulatory/policy developments. 
  • Validate and troubleshoot models with meticulous attention to detail. 
  • Understand, research, present, and justify market forecasts and underlying assumptions.  
  • Provide expertise to clients in analytic modeling in areas like risk management, asset valuation, and resource planning by communicating results and modeling approaches effectively. 
  • Synthesize complex information into understandable reports, visualizations, and presentations. 
  • Take ownership of projects, ensuring timely completion. 
  • Leverage analytical tools using Excel, Python, or R for market forecasting and analysis. 
  • Work independently and collaboratively as needed to achieve objectives. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Typical Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field, such as economics or engineering with evidence of strong academic performance. 
  • Strong quantitative analytical skills, including the use of Excel and existing knowledge or the ability to learn the basics of coding in software packages such as SAS, Python or R. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork skills, and work ethic. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and problem-solve with minimum supervision.  
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 


Compensation

Compensation is determined based on specific roles. As this is a general interest inquiry we are not able to specify compensation. Should our team follow up with you about a specific opportunity we will be sure to share a job description and pay range.

We offer flexible work hours in a relaxed environment with opportunities for advancement and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, parental leave, dependent care spending account, and a 401k plan.  

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ascend Analytics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information or other applicable legally protected characteristics.   

Ascend Analytics is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected] 



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Ascend Analytics operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Boulder, CO. Ascend Analytics was founded in 2003. It has 129 total employees. To see all 8 open jobs at Ascend Analytics, click here.
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